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Decision Analytics

Virginia Commonwealth University

Master
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27971 USD/year
14497 USD/year
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About

The Master of Decision Analytics provides students with knowledge of the statistical, mathematical and scientific skills and experience necessary to utilize advanced methods of data analysis for business decision-making.

Overview

Student learning outcomes
  • Analytic skills: Students will demonstrate the ability to develop appropriate hypotheses, test those hypotheses, draw logical conclusions and make reasonable decisions based on available information.
  • Quantitative skills: Students will demonstrate the ability to apply quantitative procedures and apply data-driven decision approaches to solving problems in contemporary organizations using business-oriented computational software.
  • Communication skills: Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate complex business problems by any appropriate method, including graphical displays of data to express ideas with clarity.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to discern an ethical dilemma in a business context and determine the appropriate course of action to communicate data and analyses ethically.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Concepts of Management
  • Database Systems
  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Concepts and Issues in Marketing
  • Fundamentals of the Legal Environment of Business
  • Information Systems for Business Intelligence
  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling
  • Management Science

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 Credit Hours alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of  .

Funding

Scholarships and awards
In addition to university scholarships, business students may apply and compete for scholarships awarded through School of Business endowed scholarship funds or through the various School of Business academic programs. For detailed information on scholarships and awards, visit the School of Business Web site.
Cooperative Education and internships
Business students are eligible for the university’s Cooperative Education Program. Qualified students placed with an employer will either alternate one semester of full-time study with one semester of full-time work or combine study with part-time work during the same semester. The School of Business also offers internships, allowing advanced students to pursue part-time work assignments with area employers.
Assistantships
The School of Business offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to full-time students for the academic year. For further information, write to the Graduate Studies in Business Office.Graduate students also are eligible for funds administered under the National Defense Loan and college work-study programs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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